Loafer, idler, good-for-nothing?

crimecrime

Senior Member
Russian - Russia
Hello. I'm wondering what is the word that is most commonly used to describe a lazy person, who doesn't go to work and spends all their time playing videogames in his/her parents' basement?
 
  • sound shift

    Senior Member
    English - England
    Also: "a layabout".

    It's difficult to say which term is "most commonly used": I don't know of any statistics. I imagine that there are regional/national variations and preferences: I don't hear YLR!'s "goof-off" around here, for example.
     
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